Special Events 

Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Show

The Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Show will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9am- 3pm at the Falcon Civic Center. Admission is FREE and Everyone is welcome to attend!! The fee for a booth is $35 which includes an 8'x8' booth space with one 8' long table and 2 folding chairs. One additional table costs $7.50 if needed. Please Note: No one is put in the show until payment w/ signed agreement has been received. If you mail an agreement in to the Falcon Civic Center, it may be a good idea to call a few days later to make sure we have received your agreement w/ payment and ensure your spot. Temporary Sales Tax Permits are not available, crafters/ vendors must have a permanent sales tax number through the Iowa Department of Revenue. Reminder to Falcon Civic Center Patrons: We will set-up for the Fall Craft & Vendor Show on the Friday prior to the show. Only the weight room will be open to public use on the Friday prior & Saturday of the show. If you are interested in a booth space, please contact Angie @ 319-334-6711 or email angieiprd@independenceia.org 
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The Independence Public Library is brewing up fun for families at the Falcon Civic Center . The Boo Bash is typically held on the Friday prior to Halloween from 5-7pm at the FCC. ALL AGES are invited to come and enjoy games, stories, crafts, snacks, and a photo booth to celebrate Halloween. Wear your costume and stop at the Falcon Civic Center for what is sure to be a SPOOKtacular good time... all ghouls, ghosts & goblins are welcome!! Call the Independence Public Library at 319-334-2470 or find us on Facebook or Twitter!!!

Letters to Santa

The Independence Parks & Recreation Department has placed a very special mailbox at the Falcon Civic Center for children to send their "Letters to Santa" at the North Pole. All letters need to have a legible return address on them so Santa may write a letter and send it back to the children. Parents/ children may also mail your letters to the following address and we will personally make sure they get to the North Pole: Santa Claus
c/o Falcon Civic Center
1305 5th Avenue NE
Independence, Iowa  50644
The mailbox will be at the Falcon Civic Center and "Letters to Santa" will be accepted from December 1st- 19th.
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25th ANNUAL "Just for Kids" Holiday Store 

Join us at the Falcon Civic Center on Saturday, December 10th, 2022 between 9am- 12pm for our 25th Annual "Just for Kids" Holiday Store. This very special event is a day for children of ALL ages to come and finish up their holiday shopping for family & friends. Crafters will be on hand to sell small items for under $10 each. LIMITED Booth Space Available, please contact Angie @ 319-334-6711 or email angieiprd@independenceia.org Volunteers will be on hand to help make the day run smoothly. Gifts will be wrapped at the store and ready to go home with the children. Thanks to a wonderful group of very generous people, we will have baked goodies available (while supplies last) for adults and children to enjoy while they are at the "store". A holiday craft station will be set-up, a place to snap pictures, and Santa & Mrs. Claus may be here also. Volunteers and donations of wrapping supplies: including boxes; are needed to help make this event a success!! If you have never made it out to experience this event, please stop by. It is a true expression of the Holiday Spirit!! Please contact Angie @ 319-334-6711 or email angieiprd@independenceia.org  if you would like to be involved. We would love to have you!! Great Silver Cord Opportunity for High School Students :) Merry Christmas!!!
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